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The Palapa Grill

) #9 of 42 Restaurants in Great Exuma ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Caribbean, Seafood,
Emerald Bay | Grand Isle Resort & Spa, Great Exuma
+1 242-358-5000
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (10 reviews)
“pizza” (15 reviews)
“pork chop” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Seafood, Bahamian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Emerald Bay | Grand Isle Resort & Spa, Great Exuma
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21 - 30 of 223 reviews

Reviewed 22 January 2017

Food very good and staff were extremely friendly. Would recommend fish dishes and try cocktails. The location give wonderful views.

Thank david s
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at The Palapa Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2017

Dear David S, Wonderful news! Hope to see you again soon. Regards, Sandra Grisham-Clothier

Reviewed 14 January 2017

The menu got cut in half since last year. The items on the menu are very well cooked and taste nice. The price is on the high side. The portions on the low side. The plates look wonderful, the presentation is really nice. The service...More

Thank MASCGA
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at The Palapa Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2017

Dear MASCGA, Thank you for returning to Palapa Grill and taking the time to review. We are pleased you enjoyed the meal and will defiantly look at the portion sizes to ensure they are ample. We sometimes get the concern with to large of entrees...More

Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We ate lunch here several times! The fish tacos were the best I have ever had! The drinks are very good!! Dinner was hit or miss. The fish over cooked. The lobster and beef were over seasoned. Just stick to the lunch menu and everything...More

Thank Amy P
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at The Palapa Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2017

Dear Amy P, Once again thank you for staying at Grand Isle Resort and taking the time to review our resort on Trip Advisor. Next trip we will ensure you have available the lunch menu at dinner! However the fish, lobster and beef should have...More

Reviewed 20 December 2016

Dined at the Palapa for dinner and during lunch, as well as for drinks pool-side. The food is really good, however, I really, really wish they offered more fish - conch, shrimp, more seasonal seafood offerings. I don't really care for a BLT when I'm...More

1  Thank Karolinka13
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at The Palapa Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2016

Dear Karolinka13, Thank you for dining with us and for your ideas on menu selections. We will take this into serious consideration. Have a great year, Sandra Grisham-Clothier

Reviewed 18 December 2016

Fish tacos were excellent! Drinks are very good. Atmosphere is fantastic - overlooking the resort negative edge pool and the beautiful Emerald Bay.

Thank Darrin N
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at The Palapa Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2016

Dear Darrin, Thanks again for the post on Palapa grill we are happy you enjoyed the food and next time we host you in the Overlook Palapa! All the best, Sandra Grisham-Clothier

Reviewed 28 November 2016

The chefs at Palapa are wonderful! The first night we got there, was Italian night, which is not something I would expect to enjoy in the Caribbean, however, some of the best pasta I've ever eaten. The menu is limited, but every item is delicious,...More

Thank Betsytex
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at The Palapa Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2016

Dear Betsytex, Awsome our chef will be thrilled to hear this news! Thanks for taking the time to post a review. Sincerely, Sandra Grisham-Clothier

Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Went for a long weekend and stayed at grand isle. We thought we would get sick of eating at the same restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner but were pleasantly surprised with how much we loved it!! Great menu with a great variety and the...More

Thank Chelsea K
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at The Palapa Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2016

Dear Chelsea K, We also love Tamara! Thank you for taking the time to post we can hardly wait to welcome you back. Sincerely, Sandra Grisham-Clothier

Reviewed 11 November 2016

Everything about Palapa Grill is first class! The service, the food and the drinks. The wait staff was so attentive and the atmosphere around the pool with the ocean as the backdrop was breathing taking! We enjoyed dinner but would love to go back for...More

Thank ghiababy
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at The Palapa Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2016

Dear Ghiababy, Music to our ears! Thanks for taking the time to post a recommendation on Palapa Grill. The chef has worked hard on a menu that we feel meets most everyone expectations! Hurry back, Sandra Grisham-Clothier

Reviewed 5 November 2016

Great experience here, with a spicy conch chowder, tender pork ribs and excellent grilled grouper. The Palapa Grill had a great menu overall, with very friendly service. My only reason for not giving 5 stars was the price. Drinks and meals were a little high.More

Thank Angela H
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at The Palapa Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2016

Dear Angela H, Wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the food at Palapa. We will continue to look at prices and see how we can keep them down but unfortuantly we are a island off a island with all our food mostly needing to be...More

Reviewed 4 November 2016

We went here one evening for dinner and wound up moving to Grand Isle to stay for 3 nights. The restaurant is good, particularly the appetizers. The staff is fantastic. Stick with the stuff that looks local, it's better. The other dishes are good, just...More

Thank lawilbur
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, Front Office Manager at The Palapa Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2016

Dear Lawibur, Thanks for posting a review! We were so thrilled to hear you enjoyed your short stay and especially happy that Palapa was part of your decision to check into Grand Isle Resort. Have a great year, Sandra Grisham-Clothier

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
drjannwright
We will be at a condo in Exuma in a couple of weeks. Do we need reservations for a party of six evening meal?
27 February 2017|
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Response from SGC-Exuma-LIFE | Property representative |
Good day, You sure do just let us know what time and what day. Best to call the resort when you arrive. Sandra
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drjannwright
Do you offer gluten free items on your menu and do you accept credit cards? many thanks
6 January 2017|
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Response from SGC-Exuma-LIFE | Property representative |
We certainly do there are several items on the menu and most all special request can also be made directly with our chef. Hope to see you at Grand Isle Resort soon,
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428eugener
Is room 1612 on the ground floor or the second floor?
21 August 2015|
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Response from Kaymark L | Property representative |
Greetings, Thank you for your interest in Grand Isle resort & Spa. Room #1612 is as the previous post indicated is indeed on the ground floor...with a view of the nearby golf course. Regards, Kaymark.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 40
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emerald Bay | Grand Isle Resort & Spa, Great Exuma (Formerly Pallappa Bar & Grill)
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Out Islands  >  Great Exuma
  • Phone Number: +1 242-358-5000
  • E-mail
Description
Celebrate the bold flavors and traditions of the Bahamas poolside at The Palapa Grill where fresh, local seafood is complemented by the ocean air and tropical outdoor setting. From Caribbean jerk-style seafood to Bahamian barbeque, we offer a real taste of the islands for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Reservations are required for dinner.
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